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AMAX Releases Advanced CPU-Based Computing Solutions
AMAX (News - Alert), a provider of high performance computing (HPC), enterprise IT, and custom appliance manufacturing solutions, recently released its new CPU-based computing solutions built upon the new Intel (News - Alert) Xeon E5-2600 v2 Ivy Bridge CPUs.
Leveraging Intel 22nm 3-D transistor technology, these CPUs are designed to ensure higher core counts and frequency (up to 12 cores/24 threads) and faster memory support (up to 1866 MHz). AMAX explained that these CPUs consume half the power at the same performance level as 2-D transistors on 32nmprocess technology. According to the company, these CPUs can increase energy efficiency by 40 percent and ensure 35 percent greater performance.
Moreover, the PHAT Data, AMAX's total turnkey Hadoop cluster compatible with all Hadoop distributions (Cloudera, Hortonworks, IDH, etc), Open Stack platforms and AMAX's ClusterMax HPC Cluster series will all feature an immediate CPU upgrade to the Ivy Bridge E5-2600 v2 CPUs
"The Intel(R) Xeon(R) E5-2600 v2 processor family offers incredible performance capabilities coupled with unprecedented energy efficiency, making it possible for our datacenter, cloud, virtualization and appliance server solutions to reach new levels of power and performance per watt compared with previous generation products," said Matt Thauberger, director of sales, AMAX. "The increased flop performance due to increase in core count and cache, faster QPI, and additional memory channels on the new Intel(R)Xeon(R) E5-2600 v2 processor, have enabled our platforms, particularly in the areas of Hadoop, Open Stack and HPC, to significantly improve the performance of I/O intensive and compute sensitive applications, and enable our customers to discover business insights faster."
Recently, AMAX announced that its PHAT-Data total turnkey Hadoop cluster had won the Innovative Solution Award at Ingram Micro's (News - Alert) Annual System ArchiTECHS award ceremony presented on September 17th in Philadelphia, PA.
Edited by Blaise McNamee
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